South Africa & Botswana
Touch down in Cape Town, South Africa and head to Stellenbosch, a leafy college town surrounded by world-class wine estates and a web of fun & flowy trails a pedal stroke away from our hotel.
This riding adventure starts in the city of Antigua with its magnificent Spanish colonial relics, cobblestone streets, pastel facades surrounded by volcanoes and lush forests.
Unpack once and enjoy all things Tuscan including fun cross-country singletrack, delicious cuisine, fine wine, an afternoon in Sienna, and more. Guided by coach Emily Slaco.
Join us on a 101-foot private motor yacht for a week of island bliss by mountain bike and boat as we explore Croatia’s Southern Dalmatia islands, one of Europe’s most beautiful destinations.
This trip has become a serious classic and a must-do for passionate riders longing for the ultimate Alps trip.
The culture is unforgettable, the landscape is unforgettable and the riding is from another world: massive descents, endless flowing singletrack, challenging technical sections, great climbs and everything in between.
A nine-day road trip from Christchurch to Queenstown via some of the best riding on the South Island. If you are to do one New Zealand trip in your lifetime, this is it!
Nepal is on most of our bucket lists and there's a reason why. It is home to eight of the world's ten highest mountains; the landscapes are diverse and the views staggering.
We begin this adventure in Marrakech, the stunning 1000 year-old ochre-colored city with a vibrant street life, a funky old Medina and chaos of cultures with a European flavour.
Tucked up in north-western Italy, just down from Monaco is the spectacular coastal mountainous region of Liguria.
"The most beautiful mountains on the planet” described famous climber Reinhold Messner of the Dolomites.
We’ll start this great adventure in the capital city; UNESCO World Heritage designated Quito, which has the most preserved historic center in Latin America.
Experience is Everything
Since 2001 Big Mountain Bike Adventures is the pioneer of performance mountain bike adventures to destinations worldwide. Our itineraries are designed by professional guides and Big Mountain travel experts and lead by the very best local leaders available. Our mission is to deliver safe, quality trips with the best customer service, ensuring a trip of a lifetime.
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Each trip’s ability level is the minimum level required for that trip.
Exercise regularly. Are comfortable with sustained output at a relaxed pace for 3-4 hours a day for 2-4 consecutive days.
Exercise 2-3 times a week for 30 minutes or more. Are comfortable with sustained output at athletic pace with occasional short anaerobic periods. Can ride 4-6 hours per day for 2-4 consecutive days and are comfortable pushing and hiking with the bike for sections.
Exercise 3-4 times a week for 40 minutes are more. Are comfortable with sustained challenging pace including long periods of anaerobic exercise. Can climb for hours, ride 6+ hours a day for over 4 consecutive days with some technical hike-a-bike.
Exercise 5 times or more a week for 40 minutes and more. Are comfortable with sustained challenging pace including long periods of anaerobic exercise for five-plus days in a row. Are possibly training for an event.
Have ridden a mountain bike for at least ten times, are capable of controlling bike speed and direction on smooth doubletrack and rolling singletrack trails. Would embrace more riding time and would consider taking a lesson to help prepare for the trip.
Have been mountain biking for at least one year, can climb and descend under control on moderately steep singletrack with loose rocks. Can ride with mild exposure at times. Would embrace more riding time and would consider taking a lesson to help prepare for the trip.
Have been mountain biking for over two years, are confident riding all types of singletrack, are able to ride small drops and jumps and descend technical steep sections including rocks drops and uneven roots. Can ride confidently with exposure.
Have been mountain biking for over five years, can ride very technical trails and including jumps, drops and narrow elevated trail sections. Can ride confidently with exposure.